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A dazzling address in the heart of the Briere marshes

gastronomy

Just 45 minutes from Nantes, chef Eric Guerin offers both an exquisite table and an atypical hotel of great comfort in a peaceful natural reserve.

Take the time to enjoy an extraordinary experience between Nantes and La Baule, away from the bustle, far from the fashionable standards, in a delightful, unclassifiable place, which is the creative culmination of a chef's passion. Nestled in the green countryside, the house seems to deliver a message of peace and wellness, of real character that plays naturally with humour and poetry.

If the weather is good you can enjoy an aperitif in the garden, but be vigilant to ensure that the crowned cranes do not come to peck at your appetisers. This first experience in the extraordinary garden keeping company with restaurant's resident wild birds is alone an exceptional moment.

But it is through his cuisine that Eric expresses, with singular creativity, his emotions. He produces ‘dishes that heckle' transcribing the world and its news in assemblies of original flavours: blue lobster with artichokes and hazelnuts, cooked and raw squid and black currant choux pastry. Dining here is an experience to renew without moderation.

La Mare aux Oiseaux
223 rue du Chef de l'Île
44720 Saint-Joachim

+33 (0)2 40 88 53 01

www.lamareauxoiseaux.fr

Menu : around 75 EUR

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